Former UK Deputy Prime Minister Is Now Heading Communications At Facebook
Nick Clegg will replace Elliot Schrage, who stepped down in June following a series of privacy scandals that rocked the company.
With Alexa, Amazon Plans To "Democratize Voice In India." It's Still Day One.
Amazon has big ambitions for Alexa in India, where voice recognition is considered "the next big innovation." But for now, she only speaks English.
Facebook Will Set Up An Election Task Force In India Ahead Of Major Elections
The US tech company has promised action after experts criticized it for not doing enough to prevent abuse on its platform in key growth markets.
People Are Mad About Uber and Ola Drivers Canceling Rides Based On Their Destination
“Even dates haven’t ghosted me this bad.”
The World’s Largest Biometric Database Is Legal, A Court Just Ruled
However, a panel of five judges also imposed restrictions on key aspects of the controversial Aadhaar program.
Twitter Is Expanding Its Policy Against Hateful Conduct To Include “Dehumanizing Speech”
The company wants to ban dehumanizing speech on its platform, but first it wants to know what you think about it.
WhatsApp Has Appointed Someone To Handle Complaints From Indian Users After It Was Blamed For Fueling Violence
Indian law requires tech companies operating in the country to have a grievance officer, but despite having more than 200 million users in India, WhatsApp only appointed one at the end of August.
Apple Announces New iPhones: The Xs, Xs Max, And Xr
Apple just announced three big, brand new iPhones today.
How WhatsApp Destroyed A Village
In July, residents of a rural Indian town saw rumors of child kidnappers on WhatsApp. Then they beat five strangers to death.
Google Is Said To Be Launching A Censored Version Of Its Search Engine In China
Google had pulled out of China in 2010 citing free speech restrictions from China’s authoritarian government.
WhatsApp Is Putting Limits On Forwards After Rumors Spreading Through Its Platform Incited Violence In India
It's about time.
Ubers Are Becoming Traveling Convenience Stores
Uber is making it easy for drivers in San Francisco and Los Angeles to grab a center console box full of snacks and electronics for riders to buy and sample.
The EU Just Fined Google A Record $5 Billion For Bundling Its Own Apps On Android Phones
"In this way, Google has used Android as a vehicle to cement the dominance of its search engine."
I Used A Phone Like Most People In The World And It Was Awful
I lived with a best-selling Indian phone for 10 days. Nothing went smoothly.
WhatsApp Slaps "Forwarded" On Messages To Control Spread Of Misinformation
"This extra context will help make one-on-one and group chats easier to follow," the company said.
Netflix Binge-Watching Just Got Even Easier: Now It Automatically Downloads New Episodes To Watch Offline
Netflix's Smart Downloads feature for shows will be available to Android users first.
Netflix Wants The Whole World To Binge Its First Indian TV Series, "Sacred Games"
Sacred Games is Netflix's first original Indian series, and it's dubbing it in four languages and releasing it in 190 countries.
WhatsApp Just Told India's Government That It Cannot Fight Misinformation Alone
The company responded to a statement from an Indian ministry after it was pulled up for not doing enough to prevent rumors leading to more than a dozen lynchings since May.